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PREMIERE PERFORMANCE: Hustle and Bustle for Concert Band (2021)

Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 2 p.m. (link)
Gem Theater
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Kansas City, Missouri

MID AMERICA FREEDOM BAND >>

Dr. Lee Hartman, director

PERFORMANCE: Water Sings Fire for Orchestra (2019)

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:30 p.m. ($)
ORCHESTRA DANCE REMIX (program)
Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center for the Performing Arts


Andrea
REINKEMEYER: Water Sings Fire
Feli
x MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor
Johm ADAMS:
The Chairman Dances
Arturo MARQUEZ:
Danzon No. 7
Maurice RAVEL:
La Valse

"Dance the night away! You’ll be entranced by music inspired by the foxtrot, the Mexican dance style Danzón, and the timeless Viennese waltz. To open, Oregon composer Andrea Reinkemeyer’s Water Sings Fire is a retelling of The Little Mermaid through the eyes of Ulla the Sea Witch, and then rising violin star Alexi Kenney showcases Mendelssohn’s heartwarming Concerto. Get your dancing shoes on!"

EUGENE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA:
Francesco Lecce-Chong, Music Director and Conductor
Alex Kenney, Violin

PROFILE: On the Nature of Earth and Grief:
How Andrea Reinkemeyer's music evokes the natural world – and her own soul
by Bennet Campbell Ferguson - September 1, 2021 (link)

Wings to Air listed in a dissertation project:
AN ANNOTATED CATALOG OF FLUTE MUSIC BY FEMALE COMPOSERS BETWEEN 1988 AND 2021 by Daniela Volkovinsky (
link)

COMPOSER SPOTLIGHT: Water Sings Fire for Orchestra (2019)

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET (noon PT)
Toulmin Orchestral Commission Program, Part 1
Presented by the American Composers Orchestra (
info) - free
Broadway World Article (
link)

The Virginia B. Toulmin Orchestral Commissions Program (formerly the Women Composers Readings and Commissions Program) has created partnerships between composers and orchestras since 2014, and is embedded in EarShot, and initiative of American Composers Orchestra in collaboration with American Composers Forum, the League of American Orchestras, and New Music USA. All Toulmin Commission winner were participants of past EarShot readings. The Virginia B. Toulmin Orchestral Commissions Program is an initiative of the League of American Orchestras, in partnership with American Composers Orchestra (ACO) and supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.

Leanna Primiani, 1001, ROCO
Hilary Purrington, Harp of Nerves, Philadelphia Orchestra
Andrea Reinkemeyer, Water Sings Fire, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Wang Jie, Symphony No. 1, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

MODERATORS:
Melissa Ngan, President & CEO, American Composers Orchestra
Alecia Lawyer, Founder, Artistic Director & Principal Oboe, ROCO

PERFORMANCE: Triptych: Three Disasters a Chamber Opera Scene for Two Sopranos, Baritone, Piano, Fixed Media (2020)
Patrick Wohlmut, libretto; Andrea Reinkemeyer, music

Sunday, May 9, 2021 - 10:00 a.m. ET Video - Program
Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI) 2021 Online National Conference

RHYMES WITH OPERA
Elisabeth Halliday Quan, soprano
Bonnie Lander, soprano
Robert Maril, baritone
Christopher Wilson, piano
Andrea Reinkemeyer, electronics

PERFORMANCE: Smoulder for Wind Ensemble (2019)

Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 7 p.m. CST (Frisco, Texas) >>

MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL WARRIOR BAND:
Jason Nitsch, director

SPRING SEMESTER 2021, SABBATICAL!

The Linfield Composers Studio will be launching the Lacroute Composer Readings and Chamber Music Masterclass Program this semester after a two-semester COVID delay. The Department of Music will be collaborating with soprano Arwen Myers and pianist Susan McDaniel on a series of masterclasses, classroom visits, a virtual recital featuring works in support of the TAM (Theatre, Art, and Music Departments) theme, "Marginalized Voices" on April 2, 2021.The student composers will be writing art songs for Myers and McDaniel.

RADIO BROADCAST: in the speaking silence for Alto Saxophone and Bassoon (2018)

May 18, 2021
Loose Canon Listening Club with host Sasha (BFF.fm)
Episode 38, "pulse for pulse, breath for breath"

POST-HASTE REED DUO
Sean Fredenburg, saxophone
Javier Rodriguez, bassoon

RADIO BROADCAST: Wrought Iron for Flute and Percussion (2012)

February 24, 2021
18th Annual, In Praise of Woman
Classical Discoveries with Host Marvin Rosen

A/B DUO:
Meerenai Shim, flute
Christopher Jones, percussion

RADIO BROADCAST: Dos Danzas for Concert Band (2010)

January 27 and 31, 2021
In Performance at A-State on 91.9 FM KASU; Ed Owen, host
Wednesday 9 p.m. and Sundays at 6 a.m. CST

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE:
Timothy Oliver, conductor